National Programme Co-ordinator – Education

Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Bay of Plenty
Location Whakatāne
Job type Permanent Full Time
Department School of Undergraduate Studies
Position Non-teaching
Vacancy Reference Number 20SUGS65

Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi is a vibrant and exciting tertiary education institution which offers a range of programmes from certificates to doctorates, across a range of disciplines.

We are looking for an experienced academic to lead and co-ordinate our current and future teaching and education programmes nationally.  This is a key leadership role, and you will also be expected to have a small teaching workload within the Bachelor of Education (Primary) programme.  

As National Programme Co-ordinator - Education, you will be responsible for academic programme quality including oversight of student evaluations, changes to the programmes and resources, reporting on outcomes and ensuring that students receive regular and helpful feedback.  You will also have input to the review and development of current and future teaching and education programmes. 

This position currently manages 10 direct reports located across Whakatāne, Tāmaki Makaurau and Whangārei. 

The successful candidate will have:

  • Academic leadership experience of at least two years including experience managing staff, preferably leadership experience in the tertiary sector.
  • Relevant experience co-ordinating an academic programme, and experience monitoring NZQA accredited programmes.
  • Experience in a role with a focus on educational quality improvement and quality assurance.
  • A minimum of a Ph.D degree, although applicants with a master’s degree in Education along with other requirements for the role are encouraged to apply.
  • At least five years minimum primary teaching (mainstream or Kura Kaupapa Māori) experience. Current teacher registration is desired.
  • Tertiary teaching experience to Masters’ level.
  • A record of research.

Knowledge of tīkanga Māori and at least an intermediate level of Te Reo Māori skills is required; fluency in Te Reo is desired.

We offer a supportive working environment in which ongoing professional development and research contribution is highly valued and encouraged.

Apply here. 

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